Myrtle Beach metropolitan area

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Myrtle Beach Metropolitan Area
Myrtle Beach-Conway-North Myrtle Beach SC-NC
Map of Myrtle Beach Metropolitan Area
Coordinates: 33°35′20″N 79°03′18″W / 33.589°N 79.055°W / 33.589; -79.055
Country United States
State(s) South Carolina, North Carolina
Largest city Myrtle Beach
Other cities  - Conway
 - North Myrtle Beach
 - Georgetown
 - Loris
 - Shallotte
 - Oak Island
 - Leland
Population (2010)[1]
 • Total 465,391
 • Rank 126th in the U.S.

The Myrtle Beach metropolitan area (also Myrtle Beach-Conway-North Myrtle Beach MSA) is a census-designated metropolitan area consisting of Horry County and Georgetown County in South Carolina and Brunswick County in North Carolina. The region's primary cities, in order by population are Myrtle Beach, South Carolina; Conway, South Carolina; Leland, North Carolina; North Myrtle Beach, South Carolina and Georgetown, South Carolina. Another primary city is Oak Island, North Carolina and though the permanent population is only 6,783 as of the 2010 census, the population jumps up to about 50,000 during the summer time.




Year Population Growth Counties Included
1970 69,992 --- Horry, Georgetown
1980 101,419 44.90% Horry, Georgetown
1990 144,053 42.04% Horry, Georgetown
2000 196,629 36.50% Horry, Georgetown
2010 329,449 67.50% Horry, Georgetown
2013 465,391 41.27% Horry, Georgetown and Brunswick

The estimated population of the area was 465,391 in 2013.[3]


Coordinates: 33°35′20″N 79°03′18″W / 33.589°N 79.055°W / 33.589; -79.055